ERS 2020-21 Key Tasks and Due Dates

Effort reporting for Oct 2020-Sep 2021 starts 12/1/2021!

Certification start/end: December 1, 2021 to January 28, 2022

Task Due



Submit requests to update ERS permissions for new employees or changes in responsibilities, AS WELL AS FOR CERTIFIERS WHO WILL CERTIFY ON BEHALF OF EMPLOYEES OR FACULTY WHO HAVE TERMINATED EMPLOYMENT; please use the latest forms. 


Ensure visibility of your reports: verify subscriptions to all PI ‘MyCertifications’ and ‘My Projects’ lists; make ‘Saved Searches’ for any miscellaneous employees or accounts; create or update saved searches for your Emeritus Faculty PIs.



Prepare for meetings with your faculty as needed during the certification period, make appointments now for those hard-to-reach PIs.  Arrange time for PIs who will be without Internet/out of the country or on leave at the January 28 deadline.

NOV 29

CGA target date to notify ERS Coordinators that effort reports will be released in three business days; Coordinators begin advance review/analysis of reports and mark reports as Under Preliminary Review as needed.


CGA target date to notify PIs that the certification period has begun and certifications must be completed by January 28, 2022; Coordinators meet with certifiers as needed.

DEC 1 - JAN 28

CGA will send a weekly ERS status report for your unit; Coordinators must follow up as needed to ensure completion of all certifications by January 28, 2022.

JAN 28

Certification period ends; all effort reports must be certified.

JAN 31

Salary expense transfers must be completed to resolve reports with Certified/AdjustReqd status.